Why (and how) I Set Clear Boundaries With My Child

Setting clear, healthy boundaries in child-parent relationships establishes that you're an adult with your own rights, choices, preferences and capacities. It's an act of self-care. Read on to learn how I struggled by not setting clear boundaries from the start and how I finally changed our lives for the better by setting clear boundaries.

The Gift of Control

As a child, I always got the best of everything, Adversity was an unheard thing. At every crossroad, My parents chose the path to tread, I had it easy, I had it all figured, I couldn't fail, I was assured. The day I stepped out in the real world, I was scared, I faltered, I …

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Please read the previous parts of this series here: Part 1 and Part 2. It is rather easy to find an excuse for everything that doesn't go as per our plan. But, attempting to see the possible causes, working around them to obtain desirable changes is often the best way to go about it. In my …

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Jittery Nerves

The day the school reopened after summer holidays, Pari brought home a circular about a recitation competition in a week's time and the elimination round in 2 days. In the Internet age, finding a poem matching the guidelines isn't tough. But while making the final choice like always I consulted Pari as to which one …

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When our children are born, The quiet communication yearns to be torn, With gurgling and giggling we spin the reverie, Of how'll be life with words flowing free. As parents, we talk non-stop, Ushering the child to let the first word pop, That is just the start, The quiet is now a thing of the …

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